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CES 2014: Playing foosball with 3M touchscreen technology

January 8, 2014 1:51 pm Videos Comments

Sometimes, technology can enable vital applications that benefit the future of humanity and raise the collective standard of life. And sometimes you play foosball. Here we are taking a little break, playing table football (that's the world's definition) using 3M's touchscreen technology.

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CES 2014: Hillcrest Laboratories' motion applications

January 7, 2014 2:30 pm Videos Comments

Chad Lucien, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Hillcrest Labs, demos some of the motion applications the company has been working on, and being the good sport he is, Chad even shows off his bowling "skills". Hillcrest Labs is the leading global supplier of software and hardware for motion-enabled products.

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CES 2014: GreenPeak discusses the Smart Home

January 7, 2014 2:17 pm Videos Comments

At the ZigBee Pavilion at the 2014 International CES, Cees Links, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GreenPeak discusses the Smart Home and how GreenPeak's solutions can enable the connected home. GreenPeak Technologies is a fabless semiconductor company enabling the third wave of wireless data communication....

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CES 2014: Tech trends

January 2, 2014 11:14 am | by International CES Videos Comments

We find ourselves at a monumental crossroads in the history of tech as we head into the 2014 International CES. See the trends that are recasting and ultimately redefining the user experience as tech moves from an enabler to a destination at CES.

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Engineering Update #39: A functioning car made from Legos

January 2, 2014 10:41 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

The Super Awesome Micro Project is a car just like any other, only its made entirely of Legos. Stave Sammartino and Raul Oaida used 500,000 Lego pieces to construct the vehicle which features a car engine made from lego pieces that runs on air.

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Engineering Update #38: The world's stealthiest submarine

December 19, 2013 1:23 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

In this week's episode of the Engineering Update, brought to you by Mouser Electronics: The Royal Navy's newest nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine — powered by a Rolls-Royce PWR3 nuclear reactor, the Successors are promised to be one of the stealthiest submarines in the world.

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Engineering Update #37: A drone-hacking drone

December 12, 2013 2:00 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This episode is brought to you by Components Corporation. In this week's Engineering Update: A drone that hijacks other drones, mid-air: The Skyjack seeks out wireless signals of other UAVs and take control of them, even while in flight.

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Engineering Update #36: Amazon's new drone delivery system

December 5, 2013 10:40 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

If you're already signed up for Amazon prime for its next-day delivery, you might want to get onboard the drone trend since Amazon says that's the next big thing in sales. The drones would be capable of carrying packages and orders under 5 pounds to any site within 10 miles of a fulfillment center.

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Engineering Update #35: The E-Volocopter and Spark-Renault's Formula E race car

November 27, 2013 11:20 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This episode is brought to you by SanDisk (http://www.sandisk.com/business). In this week's headlines: Spark-Renault debuts the Formula E car: The all-electric Formula racer by Spark-Renault will soon begin racing in 2014. The 18-rotor electric Volocopter: E-volo's Volocopter resembles a quadcopter with 18-rotors.

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Episode 34 Bloopers: You're a long sentence!

November 22, 2013 8:38 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Who says ECN's editors can't have a bit of fun? Enjoy these bumbles, stumbles, and hilarious outtakes from the latest edition of ECN's premier video series, Engineering Update. Thanks to Managing Editor Kasey Panetta for being such a great sport!

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Engineering Update #34: The world's fastest jet luge

November 21, 2013 3:46 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Welcome to Engineering Update, brought to you by Mouser Electronics (http://www.mouser.com). I'm Kasey Panetta, managing editor of ECN. In this weeks episode: Daz Fellows has a custom jet luge, which features twin-turbines with a combined output of 537 pounds of thrust and a custom board made from carbon fiber, and next year, he will attempt to reach a speed of 300 mph.

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Engineering Newswire 65: Efficient batteries go viral

November 21, 2013 9:03 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're launching drones from tiny boats, recycling shower water, using sensors to prevent serious brain injuries, and making batteries more efficient by going viral. Typically, distance per charge is the biggest complaint and fear of those driving electric vehicles. Now, MIT researchers have started using genetically modified viruses to help the situation.

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Engineering Update #33: BearTek wireless gloves and Hirobo's unmanned helicopter

November 14, 2013 10:17 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This episode of ECN's Engineering Update is brought to you by SanDisk (http://www.sandisk.com/business). In this week's headlines: Hirobo's HX-1 unmanned electric helicopter: Japan's HX-1 from Hirobo is a personal manned BIT electric micro helicopter.

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World's first 3D-printed metal gun

November 12, 2013 10:58 am Videos Comments

Introducing metal 3D printing to the world as a viable solution for fully functional firearm prototypes. At http://www.solidconcepts.com, you can learn more about the reliability, usability, durability and accuracy of DMLS as a functioning prototype or product, and this gun is a successful demonstration of each of those attributes.

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Engineering Newswire 64: New hypersonic jet strikes anywhere in less than an hour

November 11, 2013 1:15 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Son of Blackbird: Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works has recently revealed its plans for a hypersonic aircraft that will go twice the speed of the SR-71. The SR-72 twin-engine aircraft is expected to travel at Mach 6, with the ability to strike targets. At this speed, no enemy would have time to react or hide.

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